Pace supplies gateway and client for GET's converged services platform

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 
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Pace successfully deliver GET’s pioneering converged Services Platform; GET to launch Media Gateway March 2013

Pace plc (LSE: PIC), a leading global developer of advanced technologies for service providers, today announced it has commenced deliveries of its Media Gateway and client device platform to support new converged home services for GET subscribers.

The Pace Media Gateway and companion HD client device delivers media content and data to a variety of devices, giving subscribers the freedom to utilise GET’s services when and where they want around the home. The Media Gateway supports real-time HD transcoding which converts broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) content into a wide range of resolutions, formats and bit rates that enable seamless content distribution to different screens anywhere in the home, across TVs, tablets, laptops and handheld consumer electronic devices. Using the Pace converged-home platform, GET will offer their subscribers a wider range of linear, OTT and on-demand content, applications and data services than ever before.

Shane McCarthy, President of Pace International said: “GET has a fantastic vision for the connected home and the services their subscribers would like to see. Pace is proud to be GET’s partner of choice reinforcing our industry leading position in advanced Media Gateway solutions and pedigree in bringing advanced technology rapidly to market.”.

Gunnar Evensen, CEO of GET, added: “We work in a highly competitive industry where our customers expect the highest levels of innovation wrapped within a great user experience. Together with Pace, we have developed a state of the art hardware platform that enables us to take the customers experience ta a new level, anywhere on any device.”

The Pace converged home Media Gateway’s advanced video processing capabilities and DOCSIS 3.0 modem support ultra-fast downloading and streaming of media content, expanding the range of content that GET can offer subscribers while maintaining a high quality viewing experience. The platform offers dual-band WiFi and Ethernet connectivity to allow maximum flexibility for how content is delivered into and around the home